Jenny Parker

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Jenny Parker
Vice President for Infectious Disease Programs
Infectious Disease Programs

Jenny Parker joined the CDC Foundation in August 2019 and currently serves as the vice president for infectious disease programs. In this role, she provides overall leadership and support for the domestic and global infectious diseases programs. In addition, she works across CDC Foundation departments to identify process improvement and staff development opportunities for overall program effectiveness.   

Prior to her position with the CDC Foundation, Parker worked for 25 years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a variety of roles. From 2016 through 2019, she worked in the CDC Chief of Staff’s office as the CDC senior advisor to the CDC Foundation. Parker also served as the deputy director for management and overseas operations in CDC’s Center for Global Health, overseeing a multi-billion dollar budget supporting 2,800 staff in over 60 countries. Full Bio (PDF).